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Re: slink dpkg failed assertion/potato dpkg in slink

On Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 11:50:57AM -0400, Nick Cabatoff wrote:
> Two related questions:
> 1. Anyone know the significance of 
> dpkg: ../../../dpkg/packages.c:191: process_queue: Assertion `dependtry <= 4' failed.
>   ?  This is with v1.4.0.35, during the configuration phase.

This is a known bug. It was supposed to be fixed in potato, but it
resurfaced on my machine, see #66211.

> 2. Can I safely use potato's dpkg in slink?  Can I recompile it to
> use the older dependancies instead of, e.g. libstdc++2.10?

dpkg will most probably work fine... I doubt that dselect will compile
out-of-the-box, though :)

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